Monday, October 22 Calendar

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TODAY

 

EVENTS

1 to 2 p.m. — “Get the Facts,” a talk about product nutrition fact labels, proper serving sizes and fat and sodium reduction, with Meilana Charles, with the Texas AgriLife Denton County office and Better Living for Texans. Presentation is at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

5:30 p.m. — Denton Creatives Mixer at Oak St. Drafthouse, 308 E. Oak St. Visit www.rodenfordenton.com .

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Chess Night from 6 to 8:45 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Players of all ages and skill levels welcome. Free. Call 940-349-8752

Conservative Toastmasters meets at 7 p.m. at Denton Regional Medical Center’s Educational Building, 3535-A I-35E. E-mail lebbo@miaincusa.com  or mzerger@earthlink.net .

Denton Community Chorus practices from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Christ the Servant Lutheran Church, 2121 E. University Drive. The chorus is a volunteer, no-audition group. Contact Monty Naylor at montynay@gmail.com  or 940-368-8034.

Denton County Amateur Radio Association meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month at the Denton County Emergency Services building, 9060 Teasley Lane.

Denton Lions Club meets at 6 p.m. on the second and fourth Mondays of the month at the Smokehouse, 1123 Fort Worth Drive. Call 940-497-3989.

Denton Senior Center exercise classes are from 11 to 11:40 a.m. at 509 N. Bell Ave. Those age 50 and older are invited. No advance sign-up required. Call 940-349-8720 or 940-566-5242.

Denton Toastmasters public speaking club meets from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Lake Forest Good Samaritan, 3901 Montecito Drive, in the activity building. Call 940-458-4669.

Duplicate play night at 6:30 p.m. at Denton Bridge Studio, 625 Dallas Drive. Call 940-382-7977.

Harvest Goals offers free tutoring for ages 6-18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. on Mondays and Thursdays through Dec. 5, at UNT’s McConnell Hall, 1705 W. Sycamore St. Call 214-749-8044 or e-mail harvest_goals@yahoo.com .

Jimenez Boxing Club meets from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center, 1300 Wilson St. Call 940-206-9035.

North Texas Toastmasters public speaking club meets from noon-1 p.m. in Room 118 of Marquis Hall on the UNT campus. Visit http://420.toastmastersclubs.org/   or e-mail virginia.jones@unt.edu .

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Compulsive Eaters Anonymous meets at 7:30 p.m. Call 940-395-3334.

Denton County Gamblers Anonymous chapter meets from 10 to 11 a.m. in Room 214 at First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Meetings are open and nonsmoking. Call940-390-9419.

Drug Addicts Anonymous (Faith in Action Group of Denton) meets at 8 p.m. at Solutions of North Texas’ Wilshire Hall, 2216 N. Bolivar St. Visit www.sontx.org, www.soberdorm.org or call 940-898-6202.

Serenity Al-Anon, a support group for family and friends dealing with the effects of someone’s drinking, meets at noon at First United Methodist Church, 201 S. Locust St.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 5011 W. University Drive. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Unity group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

 

TUESDAY

 

EVENTS

9 a.m. to 2 p.m. — “Senior Salute” presented by the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program: Serving Denton County at Golden Triangle Mall, 2201 S. I-35E. Seniors will be saluted for their community service. Event includes vendor booths, entertainment, Senior Stroll at 9 a.m., door prizes, snacks and free health screenings. E-mail dmcorona@rsvpserves.org  or call 940-383-1508.

9:30 a.m. — Mother Goose Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories and activities for infants (birth to 18 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

10:30 to 11:15 a.m. — Toddler Time at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Stories, puppets and activities for toddlers (12-36 months) and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752.

4 p.m. — Afternoon Adventure Club at the Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Best for ages 6 to 8. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 p.m. — “Science Explorers: Mummies” at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Discover the science behind mummification. Kids ages 6-8 can read mummy books, play games and make mummified apples. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

4 to 4:45 p.m. — Baseball Adventure Club for ages 5-8 at Emily Fowler Central Library, 502 Oakland St. Learn more about the history of baseball and the World Series, and make a baseball-inspired craft. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com

6:30 p.m. — Informational community meeting on the update to Denton’s comprehensive plan, at the Denton Civic Center, 312 E. McKinney St. Residents can learn more about the process before planners launch the first community forums in November. Visit www.dentonplan2030.com .

8 p.m. — Poet Kevin Prufer, a professor in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston, speaks in the Golden Eagle Suite at the UNT Union, one block west of Welch and West Prairie streets. Part of UNT’s Visiting Writers Series. Free. Visit http://english.unt.edu .

 

GOVERNMENT

MEETINGS

9 a.m. — Denton County Commissioners Court meets in the Commissioners Courtroom at the Courthouse on the Square, 110 W. Hickory St.

 

CLUB MEETINGS

Duplicate bridge game at 12:30 p.m. at Denton Bridge Studio, 1304 Teasley Lane. Call 940-382-7977.

North Branch Writers’ Critique Group, for those interested in writing novels, short stories, poetry or journals, meets from 7 to 8:45 p.m. at North Branch Library, 3020 N. Locust St. Free.

Play Readers of Denton meets from 7 to 9 p.m. on the first, second and fourth Tuesdays of each month, upstairs at the Campus Theatre, 214 W. Hickory St. The third Tuesday of the month is for Playwrights of Denton. Free. Call 940-382-7014, ext. 3. Visit the group’s blog at www.playreadersandwritersofdenton.blogspot.com .

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

Denton County Gamblers Anonymous chapter meets from 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 214 of First United Methodist Church of Denton, 201 S. Locust St. Meetings are open and nonsmoking. Call 940-390-9419.

Grief support group meets from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Oct. 16 at the Ann’s Haven VNA office, 325 W. McKinney St., Suite 101. Reservations are requested; call 940-349-5900.

Overeaters Anonymous, a 12-step program that helps people overcome compulsive overeating, meets at 7:10 p.m. in Room S-110 at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Free. Call 940-206-0935 or 940-594-1650.

Sex Addicts Anonymous, a fellowship of men and women in recovery from addictive sexual behaviors, meets at 7 p.m. For meeting location, call 940-536-3883.

Shalom Today group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. for discussion at 311 S. Locust St. Call 940-383-8252.

Show Me group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets at 9 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at 1622 W. University Drive, Suite 104. Call 940-566-9989.

Unity group of Alcoholics Anonymous meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

Unity group of Al-Anon, for families of alcoholics, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Denton, 1100 Malone St. Call 940-239-9238.

 

WEDNESDAY

 

EVENTS

9 a.m. to noon and 4 to 5 p.m. — “Coats for Kids” campaign concludes at Interfaith Ministries of Denton Inc., 1109 N. Elm St. New and gently used coats in all youth sizes will be accepted. Call 940-566-5927 or e-mail sharon@ifmdenton.org .

11 to 11:30 a.m. — Story Time at Emily Fowler Library, 502 Oakland St. Stories, songs, puppets and more for children age 1-5 and their caregivers. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 p.m. — Favorite Character Halloween Bash for ages 11 and older at South Branch Library, 3228 Teasley Lane. Come dressed as your favorite book character for a costume contest. Enjoy trivia, food and activities from some of your favorite books. Free. Call 940-349-8752 or visit www.dentonlibrary.com .

7 to 8:30 p.m. — Exploring Philosophy at North Branch Library, 3020 Locust St. Join the ongoing discussions of time-honored philosophical issues with Dr. Eva H. Cadwallader, professor of philosophy. Free and open to the public. Call 940-349-8752.

To tell us about your event or meeting, visit www.DentonRC.com  and click on “Let Us Know” for our online forms; e-mail to drc@dentonrc.com ; fax to 940-566-6888; or mail to Page 2 Calendar, Denton Record-Chronicle, 314 E. Hickory St., Denton, TX 76201.

 


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